A short story of exactly 200 words.

For You!

It’s hard to think of what to get you. I want it to be perfect. Just right! But what?

Money is kind of tight so it cannot be something expensive. But then you’ve never been the sort of person to be impressed by extravagant gifts, have you? The thought that goes in to choosing them is way more important to you than any price tag.

Some guys like jewellery but you are not one of them. Not much interested in fashion either – comfort is your thing and that comes with wear.

I could buy you a CD or a digital download, I guess. You’ve probably already got the ones you really want though. I’d more than likely end up duplicating something.

An idea pops up – you know, one of those Eureka moments. I know exactly what I am going to give you, and exactly where I can get it from. All I need is the right box!

On my way to deliver it, I know that I’ve made the right choice. Something that will mean so much and will forever remind you of just how much you mean to me.

I ring the bell, pass you the gift, and wait.

Submitted: May 05, 2018

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Donald Harry Roberts


Sat, May 5th, 2018 5:34pm


Thanks, DH!

Sat, May 5th, 2018 11:56am

Mike S.

Ah, thanks, Hull, must have been a bitch to wrap!

Sat, May 5th, 2018 6:36pm


Ah, but always a constant reminder! Thanks for reading, Mike!

Sat, May 5th, 2018 11:57am

Vance Currie

Aw. What else can I say? This is quite a change in mood from some of your recent stories.

Sat, May 5th, 2018 10:07pm


Thanks, Joe, glad you liked it.

Sun, May 6th, 2018 1:42am

Lucas Barstow

That's nice Hully.

Sun, May 6th, 2018 7:55am


Thanks for reading, Lucas.

Sun, May 6th, 2018 1:45am

Jeff Bezaire

No one ever thinks to get a guy flowers! ;)
A sweet story, Hully, and a cute kitty!

Sun, May 6th, 2018 5:35pm


True, but I'm not a 'giving flowers' to anyone person. I can't seem to grasp why giving someone something already dying can be seen as a gift. Thanks, Jeff.

Sun, May 6th, 2018 11:57am


Awwww How cute!!!! LOVE it :)

Mon, May 7th, 2018 2:00pm


Ha! There's something about those kittens, isn't there! Glad you enjoyed it, jaylisbeth.

Mon, May 7th, 2018 10:11am

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